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    • A Brief Guide to the AAUP Salary Data 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2004-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The AAUP data not only document faculty salary levels, but may also play a role in determining future levels. They represent average data for all full-time faculty members at the university, excluding faculty in ...
    • A Comparison of the Effects of Positive and Negative Information on Job Seekers’ Organizational Attraction and Attribute Recall 

      Kanar, Adam M.; Collins, Christopher J.; Bell, Bradford S. (2010-01-01)
      To date there have been no direct studies of how strong negative information from sources outside of organizations’ direct control impacts job seekers’ organizational attraction. This study compared models for positive and ...
    • A Diversity of New Work Organization: Human-Centered, Lean, and In-Between 

      Turner, Lowell; Auer, Peter (1994-06-01)
      Lean production, from Toyota, is said to be paradigmatic for future production organization in the auto industry. This article challenges that view. Case studies at auto plants in the U.S., Germany, and Sweden show a wide ...
    • A Multilevel Analysis of the Effect of Prompting Self-Regulation in Technology-Delivered Instruction 

      Sitzmann, Traci; Bell, Bradford S.; Kraiger, Kurt; Kanar, Adam (2009-01-01)
      Two studies were conducted to examine the effect of prompting self-regulation, an intervention designed to improve learning from technology-delivered instruction. In Study 1, trainees who were prompted to self-regulate ...
    • A Preliminary Report on Non-Faculty Bargaining at Colleges and Universities - 1993 

      Hurd, Richard W.; O'Leary, Elizabeth (1992-11-01)
      [Excerpt] Although we will present more detailed data in subsequent sections, we would like to present a few key pieces of information here. Public sector campuses are substantially more likely to be unionized than private ...
    • A Primer on Private Equity at Work: Management, Employment, and Sustainability 

      Appelbaum, Eileen (2012-02-01)
      [Excerpt] Private equity, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds and other private pools of capital form part of the growing shadow banking system in the United States; these new financial intermediaries provide an alternative ...
    • A Retrospective on the PATCO Strategy 

      Hurd, Richard W. (1986-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The destruction of PATCO has been written off by most labor leaders as the inevitable result of an ill-conceived challenge to an anti-union U.S. President. Although there is widespread sympathy for the rank and ...
    • A Shield Against Corporate Bullying 

      Compa, Lance A. (2007-02-27)
      [Excerpt] Workers should be able to organize without fear-mongering by bosses or, by the same token, pressure from union organizers. This is how the card-based system already works; safeguards against undue pressure from ...
    • A Theory of Fairness in Labor Markets 

      Benjamin, Daniel J. (2015-01-09)
      I study a gift-exchange game, in which a profit-maximizing firm offers a wage to a fair-minded worker, who then chooses how much effort to exert. The worker judges a transaction fairer to the extent that his own gain is ...
    • A Voice is Worth a Thousand Words: The Implications of the Micro-Coding of Social Signals in Speech for Trust Research 

      Waber, Benjamin; Williams, Michele; Carroll, John; Pentland, Alex (2012-01-01)
      While self-report measures are often highly reliable for field research on trust (Mayer and Davis, 1999), subjects often cannot complete surveys during real time interactions. In contrast, the social signals that are ...
    • A War Against Organizing 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate (2009-06-03)
      [Excerpt] Unless Congress passes serious labor law reform with real penalties, only a small fraction of the workers who seek union representation will succeed. If recent trends continue, there will no longer be a functioning ...
    • Absenteeism and the Overtime Decision 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (1970-06-01)
      [Excerpt] Upon reading the congressional hearing on the Overtime Pay Penalty Act of 1964, one cannot fail to be impressed by the emphasis that management places on absenteeism as a primary cause of overtime. The argument ...
    • Academic Labor Supply 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (1991-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The plan of this study is as follows. In the remainder of this chapter, some background data are presented on the academic labor market and new Ph.D. production in the United States. Chapter 7 describes a schematic ...
    • Active Learning: Effects of Core Training Design Elements on Self-Regulatory Processes, Learning, and Adaptability 

      Bell, Bradford S.; Kozlowski, Steve W. J. (2008-01-01)
      This research describes a comprehensive examination of the cognitive, motivational, and emotional processes underlying active learning approaches, their effects on learning and transfer, and the core training design elements ...
    • Adam Smith Goes to College: An Economist Becomes an Academic Administrator 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (1999-01-01)
      [Excerpt] I have conducted research and taught classes on the economics of higher education for almost 20 years. I spent the last three years as a senior central administrator and executive officer of Cornell University. ...
    • Adaptive Guidance: Enhancing Self-Regulation, Knowledge, and Performance in Technology-Based Training 

      Bell, Bradford S.; Kozlowski, Steve W. J. (2002-01-01)
      Considerable research has examined the effects of giving trainees control over their learning (Steinberg, 1977, 1989; Williams, 1993). The most consistent finding of this research has been that trainees do not make good ...
    • Adoption and Use of Dispute Resolution Procedures in the Nonunion Workplace 

      Colvin, Alexander (2004-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This paper investigates the adoption, structure, and function of dispute resolution procedures in the nonunion workplace. Whereas grievance procedures in unionized workplaces have been an important area of study ...
    • Advance Notice Provisions in Plant Closing Legislation: Do They Matter? 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G.; Jakubson, George H. (1988-06-01)
      This paper evaluates the cases for and against plant closing legislation. In spite of the growth of legislative efforts in the area, there has been surprisingly little effort devoted to analyzing what the effects are of ...
    • Advances in Technology-Based Training 

      Bell, Bradford S.; Kozlowski, Steve W. J. (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] There is a growing utilization of technology-based training in the workplace. The 2005 State of the Industry Report published by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) revealed that in the average ...
    • Advantages of Backwardness: Lessons for Social Europe from the American Labour Movement 

      Turner, Lowell (2007-04-01)
      [Excerpt] In the crisis of declining union influence, the United States has played a vanguard role. The weakness of labour in the U.S. has opened the door to the neoliberal policies developed here and then imposed on the ...